Junior tallies sixth-best 100-hurdle time to make semifinals.
THE RUNDOWN SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Baylor track and field hurdler Tiffani McReynolds recorded the sixth-fastest time, 12.77, in a field of 18 runners to advance to the 100-hurdle semifinals at the USATF Outdoor Championships on Saturday.
The Kansas City, Mo., product took second in her heat to automatically qualify for Saturday’s semifinals at 1 p.m. CT.
·McReynolds’ time was the fastest-time of her career with a legal wind under 2.0 m/s.
·McReynolds’ time was the third-fastest of her career overall and her second-best of the season, after her school record performance of 12.59 at the Big 12 Championships.
·McReynolds ran a 12.78 at the NCAA Championships on May 14.
TOP QUOTE #1 "She got a very start and had a pretty clean race. It was awesome to see her achieve a wind-legal PR. I am looking forward to tomorrow’s semifinal."- head coach Todd Harbour on Tiffani McReynolds TOP QUOTE #2 "It was a super race for Lil Bit. She pushed out well for the start. The first four hurdles were great and she finished strong. I am very pleased with her race."- associate coach Michael Ford on Tiffani McReynolds
WHAT'S NEXT All four of Baylor’s participants will be in action at the USATF Championships on Saturday. McReynolds will lead off with the 100-hurdle semifinals at 1 p.m. CT. Everett Walker will compete in the first round of the 200 meters at 1:20 p.m. CT, while Ashley Fields opens her quest in the 200 meters at 2:20 p.m. CT. Rachel Johnson will run in the finals of the 3,000-meter steeplechase at 3:56 p.m. CT.
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COMPLETE BAYLOR RESULTS 100 Hurdles Women 6. Tiffani McReynolds (JR) – 12.77Q (third-fastest in school history)
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